Healthy Living Videos - Hygiene

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What You Need To Know About Handwashing

What You Need To Know About Handwashing (2:04)

This video answers important questions about hand washing and hand sanitizer.

CDC Video: Go with the Flow

Go with the Flow (2:54)

CDC studies show that widespread water fluoridation prevents cavities and saves money. Economic analysis found that every $1 invested in fluoridation yields nearly a $38 savings in dental costs. Fluoridation protects teeth when delivered through the water supply to children during the tooth forming years and for all ages throughout life.

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CDC Video: Hand Hygiene Saves Lives

Hand Hygiene Saves Lives (5:10)

Each year in the United States, patients get more than a million infections in the hospital while being treated for something else. The best way to help prevent infection is to practice proper hand hygiene.

CDC Video: Wash Your Hands

Wash Your Hands (:30)

Our video shows how it is best to wash your hands with soap and clean running water for about 20 seconds and explains that if soap and clean water are not available, use an alcohol-based product. The video also points out that alcohol-based hand rubs significantly reduce the number of germs on skin and are fast-acting.

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Page last reviewed: July 23, 2019